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Alderwasley, Derbyshire

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Alderwasley, Derbyshire

Alderwasley is a village and civil parish in the Amber Valley district of Derbyshire, England. Alderwasley Hall is the home to one of the sites of Alderwasley Hall School which is a special school for children and young people with Aspergers and/or Speech and Language Difficulties. It is about six miles north of Belper. In the Middle Ages, it was a manor within Duffield Frith and contained the Royal Park of Shining Cliff Woods and a later park was formed to the south called Bradley Laund.
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK3153
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands

Alderwasley, Derbyshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Alderwasley, township and seat, S. Derbyshire, 2 miles SE. of Wirksworth, 3106 ac. (25 water), pop. 386.

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